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(Received August 22, 12.30 p.m.) THE STOLEN RACEHORSE. Sydney, August 22. Traces of the stolen racehorse Cranbrook have been found, and it is believed the thieves are making for Queensland.

The Rink de Paris will be open as usua to-morrow. Rev P. W. Jones will give his lecture on " Rev Rowland Hill" this evening, and preach tlie Home Mission Sermons on Sunday in the Primitive Methodist Church, HOLLOWAY'S PlLUi.— Nervousness 4111 d want of Energy.—When first tlie nerves feel unstrung, and listksßness .supplants energy, the time has coi>ie to take some such alterative as Holloway's Pills to rcstain a disorder from developing itself into a disease. These excellent pills correct all irregularities and weaknesses. They act so kiiuTly, yet so energetically run the functions' of digestion and assimilation, that the whole j body is revived, the blood rendered purer, while the muscles become firmer and ■ stronger, and the nervous and absorbent aysran are invigorated. These pills arc suitable iov all classes and all .(ijjes. They have a M*osfc marvellous effect on jf>prsons ■wlio are out of condition ; they soon reat.% whatever is in fault, restore strength to the: &ody mid txmfidenee to the mind.

For some time past the drags and omnibuses have run the Tramway Company a hard race for patronage on the Christchurch streets. The close competition had the effect of reducing tram fares and 'bus fares to merely nominal figures. The drag and "bus proprietors have been the first to show •ignals of distress, and a few days ago a deputation of their number waited upon the Tramway Company's Manager with a view to an agreement to raise the fares. The' Manager, however, refused to change the figures, so that the public of Christchurch will still enjoy their cheap street travelling. At the rehearsal of " Patience" last evening by the local company of amatuers there was a very good attendance of both male and female voices. The solo parts are now all filled, and close attention is being paid to these by the ladies and gentlemen in the cast, while the chorus is undergoing hard drill under Mr J. H. Brooks, the conductor. The tenors have been recruited by one or two fresh voices, among whom we are pleased to notice that of Mr E. Higgins, who has returned to town after an absence of three months, and will be a great acquisition to the chorus.

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AUSTRALIAN, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2498, 22 August 1890

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AUSTRALIAN Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2498, 22 August 1890

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